VW will offer on-road router

Automotive News reports on VW's plans to offer Internet routers for its Routan van.

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SAN FRANCISCO--Volkswagen Group of America is hoping Web access will heat up sales of its Routan minivan. VW will offer Uconnect Web, a mobile Internet router, as a dealer-installed option. The system receives Internet signals through cellular data networks, then creates a Wi-Fi hot spot in and around the car. Monthly subscriptions to Autonet's Internet service start at $29. The device sells for $499 in the aftermarket.

(Source: Automotive News)

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